Women’s careers can be viewed as “lattices instead of ladders” in some cases, Sallie Krawcheck ’92 told the students and faculty members who attended her keynote address as part of Columbia Business School’s first Women’s Week, held November 12-16. Krawcheck, former CEO and chair of Citi Global Wealth Management and a member of the School’s Board of Overseers, shared her experiences in business and discussed how women can advance their careers while maintaining work-life balance. [...]

“True leadership today means doing the arithmetic right and disclosing the results transparently, telling citizens to look beyond the narrow self-interest of the present moment and accept the concept of shared sacrifice,” Henry Miller ’70, chair of Marblegate Asset Management, said in his keynote address to students, faculty members, alumni, and industry professionals at the Program for Financial Studies’ second annual conference, “Turning Around Governments, Companies, and Attitudes,” on November 2, 2012. “To paraphrase the [...]

Columbia Business School’s W. Edwards Deming Center for Quality, Productivity, and Competitiveness recognized the winners of the third annual Deming Cup at a dinner reception on campus on Tuesday, October 23. This year, the Deming Center awarded the Cup to two recipients — Terry J. Lundgren, chair, president, and CEO of Macy’s, Inc., and Ratan N. Tata, chair of Tata Sons Limited. Lundgren was recognized for effectively navigating Macy’s through periods of profound change, including [...]

Happy New Year and welcome to Round 2! Here’s a hodge-podge of answers to frequently (I should say CONSTANTLY ?) asked questions that may be helpful: This truly is the winner of Most Frequently Asked Questions: TOEFL/IELTS/Pearson Test of English A TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson Test of English (PTE) is required if you did not attend an undergraduate institution where the sole language of instruction is English. If you completed a graduate degree which was [...]

Happy New Year from the Darden School! We’d like to remind applicants that the next deadline for Darden’s full-time MBA is on 9 January. If you have any last minute questions regarding your application, we encourage you to participate in today’s Weekly Wednesday Admissions chat at 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. In addition, Darden’s Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions Sara Neher is conducting a live video Q&A on Thursday, 3 January at 12:30 – [...]

Happy New Year everyone!!  We spent New Year’s up here in NH and had a great time skiing, laughing, and relaxing with fellow Tuckies and TPs.  Many of us left town to spend time over winter break with our families, though I must say I was really looking forward to coming back “home” to our lives up here and this wonderful community. I’m not all that good at making or keeping New Year’s resolutions, so instead I’ve decided to commit to [...]

The former president of Colombia argues that dealing with globalization is an imperative for all countries. He describes how he tried to build relationships with other nations when he was head of state, with an eye toward working together to solve major problems–such as narco-trafficking, terrorism, and resource constraint–that cross borders.

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